Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Study sees limited risk in taking ondansetron during first trimester of pregnancy

Ondansetron (Zofran) is commonly and increasingly prescribed during pregnancy to relieve nausea. In 2014, an estimated 22 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. used the drug at some point during their pregnancy. Despite its prevalence, data on the safety of the drug and any effects on the developing fetus have been limited, with small-scale… Read More »

Are Complementary Medications Safe for Treating Headache or Migraine During Pregnancy? – Neurology Advisor

December 20, 2018 Share this content: Women with headache or migraine during pregnancy had worse health-related quality of life. Results from a recent retrospective observational study published in Complementary Therapies in Medicine highlighted the effect of headache or migraine on quality of life among pregnant women, their use of both conventional medicine and complementary and alternative medicine… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Milk, Bees and Pregnancy

1 Honey bee queens are raised exclusively on which of the following substances, responsible for the queen’s longevity and remarkable fertility? Royal jelly The larva selected to become queen is fed royal jelly exclusively, while the rest of the larva receive royal jelly along with pollen and honey. This exclusive royal jelly diet activates certain… Read More »